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Byzantium in the ninth century : dead or…

Byzantium in the ninth century : dead or alive? : papers from the…

by Leslie Brubaker (Editor)

Other authors: Marie-France Auzépy (Contributor), Robin Cormack (Contributor), Marie Theres Fögen (Contributor), Sidney Griffith (Contributor), John Haldon (Contributor)12 more, Claudia Ludwig (Contributor), Paul Magdalino (Contributor), Athanasios Markopoulos (Contributor), Eduardo Manzano Moreno (Contributor), Guislaine Noyé (Contributor), Robert Ousterhout (Contributor), Alessandra Ricci (Contributor), Jonathan Shepard (Contributor), Nancy Patterson Ševčenko (Contributor), Paul Speck (Contributor), Shaun Tougher (Contributor), Chris Wickham (Contributor)

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9th-century Byzantium has always been viewed as a mid-point between Iconoclasm and the so-called Macedonian revival; in scholarly terms it is often treated as a 'dead' century. The object of these papers is to question such an assumption. They present a picture of political and military developments, legal and literary innovations, artisanal production, and religious and liturgical changes from the Anatolian plateau to the Greek-speaking areas of Italy that are only now gradually emerging as distinct. Investigation of how the 9th-century Byzantine world was perceived by outsiders also reveals much about Byzantine success and failure in promoting particular views of itself. The chapters here, by an international group of scholars, embody current research in this field; they recover many lost aspects of 9th-century Byzantium and shed new light on the Mediterranean world in a transitional century. The papers in this volume derive from the 30th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, held for the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies at the University of Birmingham in March 1996.… (more)
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Auzépy, Marie-FranceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cormack, RobinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fögen, Marie TheresContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Griffith, SidneyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Haldon, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ludwig, ClaudiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Magdalino, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Moreno, Eduardo ManzanoContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Noyé, GuislaineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ousterhout, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ricci, AlessandraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shepard, JonathanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ševčenko, Nancy PattersonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Speck, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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